The Restrung Festival returns this year and will be taking over Metro Arts' new West End venue from 14 to 16 October. Once again bringing audiences a banquet of boundary-pushing, strings-driven music and art; this time, the spotlight shines firmly on local artists. The three-day program features a program of celebrated and emerging talent, packed with bespoke events, unique collaborations and new works. Festival Curator and award-winning cellist Danielle Bentley said, “I’m so
Roderick and Madeline. Photo by Iain Gillespie The team behind the award-winning large-scale immersive theatre experience A Midnight Visit have announced an extension to their season in response to the demand from Brisbane audiences. It will now run until 12th September. Created and produced by Broad Encounters, A Midnight Visit is boundary-pushing, promenade- style theatre, which has brought to life a new kind of entertainment to discover. Inside the two-storey warehouse, lo
By Pauline Smith Cinderella Music by Richard Rodgers Books and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Directed by Julianne Clinch Phoenix Ensemble The Tin Shed Beenleigh Showgrounds Season from August 13-28. Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/BROQH The postponed start of Cinderella because of lockdown was well worth the wait, with colourful characters, great songs and loads of laughs. Everyone is well acquainted with the story of Cinderella, a delightful, beautiful girl, left in th
Sidney’s Ensemble theatre has resumed its popular ‘in conversation’ series.
During Covid last year more than 215,000 tuned in to 32 episodes with some of Australia’s most well-known actors, writers and directors. It is a way for people to stay connected to the theatre said Artistic Director of Ensemble Theatre, Mark Kilmurry.
This week Mark speaks with Graham Bradley (pictured) who has chaired Ensemble Limited Board for 6 years, bringing his wealth of business expertise an
Bert LaBonté and Zahra Newman who were due to perform in STC's A Raisin in the Sun As the restrictions for Greater Sydney continue, Sydney Theatre Company has made further changes to its performance schedule with the announcement that Shake & Stir Theatre Co’s adaptation of Roald Dahl classic Fantastic Mr Fox will not be going ahead in 2021 and the upcoming season of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, directed by STC Resident Director Shari Sebbens, will be rescheduled
Greg Horsman’s Peter and The Wolf is a retelling of a beloved tale, featuring dancers in colourful costumes paired with a dynamic musical score. Composed as an introduction to the orchestra for children, this lively production fits perfectly with Queensland Ballet’s ‘My First Ballet series’. Queensland Ballet Artistic Director Li Cunxin AO said this production will be a beautiful way for families to introduce their young ones to the world of ballet. “We are so excited to brin
Queensland Ballet (QB) has launched a ballet program designed for people living with a brain injury. Developed in partnership with Citrine Sun Entertainment, The Hopkins Centre and The Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre at Griffith University, the program uses ballet-based movement, music and artistry to enable participants to experience the enjoyment, creative expression and wellbeing benefits dance can bring. QB launched a 10-week pilot program in April, which saw 10
Mark the diary for November 17 Brisbane because Boogie Wonderland is back! Introducing Velvet Rewired, a spectacle of circus, cabaret and a love-letter to disco, it opens in the Wynnum Spiegeltent as part of the Wynnum Fringe on November 17. Since its world premiere in 2015, born in the Adelaide Fringe Festival, this extravaganza has travelled the globe to thunderous applause and sold-out performances. Six years later and 1,200 shows on, from the Sydney Opera House to the Ed
Eryn Jean Norvill in The Picture of Dorian Gray. Photo: Daniel Boud Following the extension of the NSW Government stay-at-home orders, Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams has announced that the productions White Pearl and The Picture of Dorian Gray, which were scheduled throughout July and August, will be programmed in the Company’s 2022 season. The news comes just over a week after the Company announced that Triple X - the semi-autobiographical trans love s